Toyohara Chikanobu, "Tokugawa Ladies, Goldfish"
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A beautiful design showing court ladies tending to their goldfish tank, which was considered an extreme luxury at the time. In the background, we see a large indoor rock garden.
Series: Tokugawa Court Ladies
Size: Oban Triptych
Condition: Some spots bottom margins, otherwise excellent color and condition
Custom matting available for triptych prints. Sizes will be determined for best presentation in consultation with customer - overall size range will be 20" - 22" (height) X 38" - 40" (width). Note that additional shipping charges apply (sorry, no international shipping available for matted triptychs).
Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) was one of the Meiji-period’s most prolific and well-known master woodblock printmakers, particularly in the genre of beautiful women prints (bijin-ga). His woodblock prints exemplify the skill and craftsmanship of woodblock printmaking following height of ukiyo-e in the Edo period.